Open a form to report problems or contribute information

 
1 Introduction 2 Message details 3 Upload file 4 Submitted
Page 1 of 4

Help and advice for CONISBROUGH: Conisbrough Baptist Church History up to 1912.

If you have found a problem on this page then please report it on the following form. We will then do our best to fix it. If you are wanting advice then the best place to ask is on the area's specific email lists. All the information that we have is in the web pages, so please do not ask us to supply something that is not there. We are not able to offer a research service.

If you wish to report a problem, or contribute information, then do use the following form to tell us about it. We have a number of people each maintaining different sections of the web site, so it is important to submit information via a link on the relevant page otherwise it is likely to go to the wrong person and may not be acted upon.

CONISBROUGH: Conisbrough Baptist Church History up to 1912.

CONISBROUGH BAPTIST CHURCH

The Conisbro' cause originated in an offer of £100 to the "Sheffield District", by the late F. F. Smith, of Sheffield, towards the under-taking of work in the town. A first effort was made in the Board School, services being conducted by Sheffield ministers and laymen. From thence a removal was made to the Co-operative Hall, and a colporteur engaged. The present iron buildings were erected in 1903, largely through the generosity of Mr. R. H. Sharp. Its first minister was Rev. R. Martin (1898-1900), who was followed by Rev. W. S. Maxey (1901-06). Since then the services have been chiefly sustained by lay preachers, and for the last two years pastoral oversight has been given by the minister of the Doncaster Church.

Transcribed by Colin Hinson © 2014
from the "Present Churches" section of
The Baptists of Yorkshire
by Rev. J. Brown Morgan
and Rev. C.E. Shipley